Hostels in San Salvador, El Salvador

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Get to know San Salvador (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking San Salvador here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about San Salvador Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in San Salvador. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in San Salvador. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in San Salvador costs on average $13 for a dorm. A hostel in San Salvador with private rooms costs on average $45. shows all 7 Hostels in San Salvador. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 7 hostels in San Salvador, El Salvador. We list for you other cheap places to stay in San Salvador such as
  • 7 hotels
  • 6 guesthouses

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in San Salvador.

La Zona Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in San Salvador.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for San Salvador

Your Packing List for San Salvador

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for San Salvador and El Salvador.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

San Salvador Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in San Salvador, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
7 Total number of hostels
$13 Average dorm price
$45 Average private room price
$9 Cheapest hostel in San Salvador
Ximena's Guest House is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in San Salvador
La Zona Hostel is the best rated
Most San Salvador hostels are located in
Colonia Escalón
6.7 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

La Libertad (27 Km / 17 mi.)
El Sunzal (30 Km / 19 mi.)
Playa El Tunco (30 Km / 19 mi.)
El Zonte (34 Km / 21 mi.)
Jicalapa (38 Km / 23 mi.)

Travel Tips for San Salvador - from the Community

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